Amity Foundation
  • Vista, CA, USA
  • $24.00-$26.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off

Amity Foundation is an internationally acclaimed teaching and therapeutic community currently seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach and learn to join our community as a Certified Nurse. This groundbreaking opportunity not only will allow you to work with our prison programs helping the inmate population, but will also enhance your training and experience in the field.

About Amity:

Remembrance, Resolution, Reconciliation, Restoration, Renewal

About the Position:

As, Certifed Nursing Assistant you will provide health care to adults, maintain health records and refer students to outside professional health and dental care providers as deemed necessary for any routine or emergency medical situations.

What You Will Do:

  • Teaches faculty in assisting students with self-administration of medications and documentation of all medications administered.
  • Establishes and maintains health records, including medical history, physical examinations, information regarding doctor's visits, and a clinical record of health problems while in residence.
  • Oversees the arrangement of medical/psychological and dental examinations for students by a physician as deemed necessary and completes the required documentation.
  • Completes the Nursing Assessments for each new student.
  • Instructs students and faculty in specific health conditions.
  • Teaches students about personal hygiene and cleanliness.
  • Designs and implements a health care curriculum.
  • Functions as a liaison between student and physician when necessary.
  • Orders medications for students as necessary from pharmacies and maintains records of medications; supervises self-administration of medications; checks all prescriptions prior to their being filled.
  • Does follow up on all hospitalized students, including hospital visits and intervention as necessary.
  • Develops professional working relationships with local hospitals and detox centers.
  • Provides emergency evaluation and services (treatment) as indicated.
  • Is compliant with all of Amity's Wellness Policy & Procedures as outlined by CA state regulations and CARF standards.
  • Participates in community-building activities (teaching circles, groups, etc.)
  • On-Call for medical emergencies.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

What You Will Bring:

  • Current certifications as Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience
  • Ability to react quickly in an emergency
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must have CPR and First Aid certificate and knowledge of all relevant emergency procedures
  • Ability to work with other medical professionals
  • Demonstrates ability to work with adults
  • Demonstrates ability to work with adults with abuse histories and mental/emotional challenges.
  • Basic computer literacy, as well as experience with Electronic Health Records and/or ability to learn new software relevant to position requirements

What We Offer:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision.
  • Paid vacation, sick time, & holidays.
  • 401K, HSA, & Life insurance programs
  • An organization committed to community action
  • Community-oriented workplace

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